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Man indicted in failed Port Authority pipe-bombing

Man indicted in failed Port Authority pipe-bombing A Bangladeshi immigrant was indicted Wednesday in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system last month. Akayed Ullah faces numerous charges including providing material support to a terrorist organization, using…

Blindspot’s Audrey Esparza Proves Her Deep Theatre Roots

Blindspot’s Audrey Esparza Proves Her Deep Theatre Roots Before she was FBI agent Tasha Zapata, Esparza honed her skills at places like New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New Dramatists, and more.

City Council members demand de Blasio address failing NYCHA heating

City Council members demand de Blasio address failing NYCHA heating Forty fired-up City Council members have signed a letter demanding Mayor de Blasio “finally” address the New York City Housing Authority’s failing heating systems. Bronx Councilman Ritchie Torres, the letter’s…

De Blasio PR guru’s wife lands top City Hall job

De Blasio PR guru’s wife lands top City Hall job The wife of powerhouse PR guru and de Blasio whisperer Jonathan Rosen, one of the infamous “agents of the city” whose communications with City Hall the mayor attempted to shield…

Woman claiming she was ​raped by waiter taking case to BBB

Woman claiming she was ​raped by waiter taking case to BBB An upstate woman who says she was ​raped and brutalized by a waiter at a Hard Rock Hotel in Mexico is taking a bizarre route to ​justice — complaining…

New York’s public access TV was a cesspool of soft-core porn

New York’s public access TV was a cesspool of soft-core porn Back in the late ’60s, in the nascent days of cable television, George Stoney viewed the innovation as a leap for democracy. The activist, professor and documentary filmmaker —…

Trial begins for failed Queens politician charged with faking donations

Trial begins for failed Queens politician charged with faking donations An aspiring Queens pol accused of faking donations in order to get matching taxpayer funds for her losing 2015 campaign went on trial Wednesday. “This is about a candidate who…